The Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) CEO, Dr Mohammed Al Qousi, received the German Ambassador to Egypt, Ambassador Frank Hartmann, at the agency’s headquarters in Cairo. The Ambassador was on a courtesy visit to discuss German-Egypt relations, especially on space science and technology development.
Ambassador Frank Hartmann visited the EgSA’s factories, including the satellite Assembly, Integration and Testing (AIT) building, to check the latest technological and human resource capabilities of the EgSA and all the ongoing and future satellite projects within the agency.
Dr Mohammed Al Qousi thanked the Ambassador for his visit, reflecting Egypt and Germany’s close and ongoing relations for many years. In addition, he expressed the eagerness of the agency to activate a bilateral agreement with Germany in space science and technology.
In addition, Dr Sumieh Mohammed presented about the agency’s present and ongoing, and future projects, including the ClimCam Project, the African Development Satellite Project and the 35 educational satellite projects.
At the end of the visit, Dr Mohamed Al-Qousi handed over EgSA’s shield to Ambassador Frank Hartmann, expressing his gratitude on behalf of the agency’s staff for the visit and his desire to activate more cooperation between the Egyptian Space Agency and the German Space Agency soon.
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